Articles tagged Ford

Page 29 of June 1952 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, June 1952

Sideslips by "Baladeur"

I have happened upon an entry of a La Buire streamlined saloon in the 1924 Touring Grand Prix at Lyons," writes a correspondent, "to be driven by the veteran Szisz"; and he goes on to ask whether this is the great Szisz of 1906 Grand Prix fame. I have every reason to suppose that it was, and while I do not know whether M Szisz is yet with us, I heard of him some considerable time after 1924 when...

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Benetton in the dock

Pre-race revelations by the FIA in Hockenheim blew the cloud created by the HA World Council meeting in Paris, a few days earlier, into a storm of controversy that cast doubt on the credibility of the Benetton team's achievements in the 1994 FIA World Championship. After imposing a two-race ban on Schumacher and upping Benetton's fine to $500,000 in the wake of the Silverstone black flag incident...

Page 78 of December 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 78, December 1993

Brighton Run

The RACNCC Veteran Car Run from London's Hyde Park to the Madeira Drive at Brighton, with Benson & Hedges sponsorship and held this year on November 7, has become a national, nay a world-renowned, happening. Never more so, indeed, than this year, with an entry of 460 pre- 1905 vehicles — the police being more lenient over the total allowed in view of the much improved Brighton Road in recent...

Page 16 of November 1958 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, November 1958

Cars I have owned

I am a post-war motorist without the opportunities of the older generation, but, by carefully looking through the back of this magazine, I have managed to enjoy fine and interesting cars at reasonable expense, before they have had to be unloaded onto somebody else. Not setting your sights too high also avoids a list of cars running thus : A Bentley, An Austin Seven —which is inclined to make you...

Page 53 of May 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 53, May 1951

FOR SALE—continued WANTED

WANTED T-TYPE M.G. or similar, or drOpheini coutik. Not over 14-11.p. Details, price: 1, Norman Court, Ilampt Oil , Middlesex. ( 4f It7 — SPORTS CAR. Suitable competitions-, yet reasonably economical all-weather road car with accent on performance. Connaught, Alfa, Bugatti or similar. Immacttlate i tion ham:rat:we. K. Warner. 25, Godfrey Avenue, Middlesex. 14083 SET 5,25 by 21 or 0.00 by 21 also...

Page 19 of November 1954 archive issue thumbnail Page 19, November 1954

An Enthusiastic Visit to the Paris Motor Show

Having just left the Montlhèry track, my thoughts were still on high performance, speed and exciting motor cars, and immediately after churning through the turnstiles leading into the Grand Palais, off the Champs Elysees, where the 41st Motor Exhibition was being held, I came face to tail with one of the prettiest rear ends seen for a long time. It belonged to the exciting little Alfa-Romeo...

Page 42 of August 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, August 1986

In the heat and the cold

There was a time when Formula One seemed very simple, almost too simple in fact; when nearly everyone had a Cosworth powered "kit-car" and the big technical break-through was when a team actually made its own gearbox casing. There were some "renegades" like Ferrari and Alfa Romeo, and Matra for a time, but the whole set-up seemed very uncomplicated. Practice took place on the two days before the...

Page 19 of February 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 19, February 1957

Cars I Have Owned

This time by J. C. Morland, who describes motoring enthusiasm as it breaks out in Kenya. My first car was a 1924 Senechal which I bought in 1926. It came after a succession of six motor-cycles and two Morgans, both of which latter had the water-cooled o.h.v. Blackburne engine and one of which was a rare bird, being a single-seater. It made up for having only one seat by having two gear-levers,...

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The Motor Sport Month - International News

DTM set for AmericaCould fresh initiative attract Japanese firms? By Gary Watkins Plans to export DTM to North America are on course to happen within the next three years after a new partnership deal was agreed in March. US sports car promotor Grand-Am, owned by NASCAR's France family, has signed a licensing and co-operation agreement with the ITR, which runs DTM. It is intended that this will...

Page 37 of December 1961 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, December 1961

Motor books for Christmas

"The Silver Lady," by Neville Minchin. Foreword by the Rt. Hon. Lord Montagu of Beaulieu. 180o pp. 8 7/8 in. x 5 in. (G. T. Foulis & Co. Ltd., 1-5, Portpool Lane, Holborn, London, E.C.1. 2.5s.) Neville Minchin, now resident in Cape Town, has a vast knowledge of Rolls-Royce matters and in "The Silver Lady," dedicated to his old friend The Rt. Hon. Lord Hives, C.H., M.B.E., D.Sc., LL.D., he...

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